About Samantha Bryson
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05/16/2011 - current
Memphis police say indictments being returned thanks to tested rape kits
Updated 04/16/2014 at 10:53 p.m.
The multiagency team tasked with eliminating the Memphis Police Department’s staggering backlog of untested sexual assault kits painted an optimistic, albeit complex, picture of its progress at a community meeting Wednesday night at 315 S. Hollywood.
One dead, six injured in 10-car crash in Raleigh area of Memphis
Published 04/16/2014 at 9:18 p.m.
One person is dead and a half dozen others were taken to area hospitals after a 10-vehicle crash in Raleigh Wednesday evening.
Memphis Police Director Armstrong to retire in 2017
Updated 04/16/2014 at 7:49 p.m.
Memphis Police Director Toney Armstrong is set to retire in 2017 as part of the city’s DROP program, he confirmed Wednesday.
No discipline for Memphis officers who arrested shelter employees who filmed them
Updated 04/16/2014 at 12:12 a.m.
No disciplinary action will be taken against Memphis police officers who arrested two people for filming them on a public sidewalk outside Manna House last year, despite a recent policy shift forbidding officers from interfering with citizens who record them.
Elderly woman beaten, robbed by home invaders in West Memphis
Published 04/15/2014 at 5:35 p.m.
West Memphis authorities are searching for two men they say broke into the home of an elderly woman, attacked and then robbed her Monday night.
In scrap metal summit at Memphis, interstate cooperation touted as key to curbing crime
Updated 04/15/2014 at 12:23 a.m.
A Mid-South summit on copper theft drew leaders from four states and dozens of counties to Downtown Memphis Monday, with many underscoring the need for better interstate collaboration to combat the growing problem.
Man critically injured by vehicle near Berclair Elementary in Memphis
Published 04/14/2014 at 5:41 p.m.
A man was critically injured when he was hit by a car near Berclair Elementary Monday afternoon.
Huey's employees win 2014 wine race in Memphis
Published 04/13/2014 at 10:17 p.m.
For the fourth year in a row, the staff of Huey’s Restaurant take home the title of Wine Race champions.
Powder shuts down hospital emergency room in Memphis; substance proves to be nontoxic
Updated 04/13/2014 at 10:49 p.m.
A FedEx employee exposed to a white powder on the job prompted the shutdown and decontamination of the emergency room at Methodist University Hospital Sunday night, according a Memphis Fire Department spokesman.
Saturday marks 150th anniversary of Battle of Fort Pillow north of Memphis
Updated 04/11/2014 at 12:15 a.m.
Saturday marks the 150th anniversary of the Battle of Fort Pillow — a battle that, for some, now rages on in a war of words.
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